Pour yourself a cup of Joe, settle into your favorite chair and cozy up with my long-form weekend reads:
- Capital Man: Thomas Piketty Is Economics’ Biggest Sensation. He’s Also the Field’s Fiercest Critic (Chronicle of Higher Education)
- The Prose of Psychoanalysis (TLS)
- Three Ways Jeff Bezos Keeps Improving Amazon’s Workforce (Quartz)
- A Silicon Valley Disaster: A 21-Year-Old Stanford Kid Got $30 Million, Then Everything Blew Up (Business Insider)
- The Truth About Chicago’s Crime Rates (Chicago Magazine)
- Stories Triumph Statistics (Seeking Wisdom)
- The Mental Life of Plants and Worms, Among Others by Oliver Sacks (New York Review of Books)
- Christie’s Mastro Mistake: Report Backfires Politically, Legally (NJ Spotlight) see also Crossing Chris Christie (New Yorker)
- Why do stories exist? Literary scholars look to neuroscience (WSJ)
- Can You Buy a License to Speed? (Priceonomics)
What’s for brunch?
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